Women’s soccer team defeats Adrian, 2-1

Women’s soccer team defeats Adrian, 2-1

OLIVET, Mich. – The Olivet College women's soccer team started the second half of its Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) schedule with a 2-1 win over Adrian College today at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.

THE BASICS
Final Score:
Olivet 2, Adrian 1
Location: Cutler Athletic Complex; Olivet, Mich.
Records: Olivet 7-4-1 overall, 5-3-1 MIAA; Adrian 5-6-1 overall, 3-5-1 MIAA

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Comets wasted no time in taking a 1-0 lead as junior Isabelle Leon found the back of the net only 59 seconds into the game. Freshman Maya Prewitt provided the assist on the goal.
  • The Bulldogs answered by evening the score in the eighth minute on a goal by Sofia Farah.
  • Both teams had chances to score the go-ahead goal, with the keepers stopping them.
  • Olivet broke through with four minutes left in the game. Leon sent a shot towards the net but the ball deflected off an Adrian player and into the net for an own goal.

FOR THE COMETS

  • Olivet took 14 shots in the game.
  • Leon led the way with four, placing half on-frame.
  • Freshman Ashley Romanowski recorded three shots.
  • In goal, freshman Brooklyn Burel faced 27 shots and collected 10 saves. Olivet's back line also prevented two shots from going into the net.

FOR THE BULLDOGS

  • Farah and Mackenzie Wilcox each finished with a game-high eight shots.
  • Keeper Haley Barnes made six saves.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • With the win, the Comets move up into a tie for third-place in the MIAA standings with 16 points.

UP NEXT

  • The Comets host Saint Mary's (Ind.) College Friday afternoon at 4 p.m.